Deborah Mayo on Banning Significance Tests

[Excerpts taken from the article “P-value Thresholds: Forfeit at Your Peril’ by Deborah Mayo, forthcoming in the European Journal of Clinical Investigation] “A key recognition among those who write on the statistical crisis in science is that the pressure to…

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Philosophy of Science Meets the Statistics Wars

[From the Cambridge University Press website promoting Deborah Mayo’s new book, Statistical Inference as Severe Testing: How to Get Beyond the Statistics Wars] “Mounting failures of replication in social and biological sciences give a new urgency to critically appraising proposed reforms. This book pulls…

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